Phoenix Business Solutions
Chief Strategy Officer
Lawyer, Strategist, Technologist, Speaker, and Award-Winning Author
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Chief Strategy Officer
Commercially-savvy board-level executive and qualified lawyer with extensive experience leading high-performing business units in large public and international private sector organizations. Proven track record of managing growth, brand positioning, organizational excellence, transformation, and development. Adept at guiding operational and business strategy development together to ensure alignment, taking a strategic approach to successful IT governance and risk management.
• Leadership of international, geographically diverse, technology-led organizations
• Recognized Information Governance and regulatory impact expertise
• Delivery and Major Programs
• Architecture (Systems, Network)
• Strategy formulation and implementation
• Commercial Management
• Operations Management
• Mergers, Acquisitions, and Disposals
• P & L management
Responsibility and leadership for: Health and Safety; Property Management; Fleet Management; Reprographics and Post Room; Reception; Catering; Technology Strategy; Technology Selection; Enterprise Architecture; Solution Architecture; Project Delivery; Capacity Planning and Forecasting; Consulting and Value Added services; Technology Program Management; Organizational Strategy & Operational Planning; Process Management and Continuous Improvement.
Advising clients on technology alignment and optimization, risk mitigation, and strategy. Recognized expert on Information Governance and Business Continuity.
Recipient of ILTA’s 2014 Publication Award, honored as the author of “Outstanding Vendor-Contributed Magazine Article” for “The End of Ignorance: Lawyers Using Technology To Serve Clients and Stay Profitable,” which ran in the March 2014 issue of Peer to Peer. http://epubs.iltanet.org/i/271291/33
Named Best Legal Technology across entire sector by Legal Week Magazine.
"The clear winner in this year’s survey of 51 firms, Bond Pearce gets so many firsts and other distinctions that it is impossible to mention them all. Its achievements range across the entire area of IT. The firm is a clear all-rounder." http://www.legalweek.com/digital_assets/6033/012-019_LW_0211.pdf
Awarded after successful completion of project to migrate entire firm from a legacy DMS to a more robust and modern matter-centric ECM (Enterprise Content Management) system that included the consolidation of ten geographically distinct content repositories plus numerous file shares and archive sources into a single database providing improved collaboration and workflow capabilities across the entire enterprise.
A discussion of the current trends and technologies being leveraged in law firms to differentiate themselves and provide the most efficient and effective client service.
When the role of CIO was taking off in the early 2000s, journalists joked that “CIO” stood for “career is over.” Needless to say, they were wrong. The talk today is about how CIOs need to have a seat at the management table because they are adding value to the business. Where are CIOs currently? What is their next evolution?
A discussion of the privacy and regulatory issues created and the subsequent legal challenges raised by the evolution of wearable and implantable technology with a focus on both U.S. and E.U. legal frameworks.
A review of the various phases of DMS evolution that provides useful advice for helping firms develop their own roadmaps based on current trends and available technologies.
When it comes to enterprise-grade document management systems, does true, false, new, legacy, hosted, really matter to the end users?
A preview of what LinkedIn members have to say about Ben:
Senior Vice President, Chief Product Officer at Sling TV
Vice President at Benefit Street Partners - Providence Equity
President/ Sole Proprietor at Vertigo Trading
Director of Global Operations at Phoenix Business Solutions
General Manager at iManage Inc
IT Services Manager at Bond Dickinson LLP
Marketing Executive at Phoenix Business Solutions
VP of Research & Development at Litera Corp.
Director of Sales at iManage
Director of Operations at Phoenix Business Solutions